Gus wants to open franchises of his restaurant, Los Pollos Hermanos, along Central Avenue. There are n possible locations for franchises, where location i is at mile i on Central. Each location i > 1, is thus a distance of 1 mile from the previous one. There are two rules.

- At each location, there can be at most one restaurant, and the profit of a restaurant at location i is p_i.
- Any two restaurants must be at least 2 miles apart.

# Maximum weighted independent set – singletons and forest

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